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Doing Business

The City’s Development Center is the primary point of contact for developers and businesses alike, effectively aligning resources for successful outcomes. Our Business and Development Handbook provides a step-by-step guide to locating a business in Lee's Summit and the development and review and approval process.

Business and Development Handbook

Lee's Summit Means Business

We take great pride in being the kind of place where history converges with vision and energy to create a smart, friendly business environment that energizes relationships and holds the promise of a community where anything is possible. It comes down to efficient and effective deployment of our community resources. This collaborative approach creates the optimum environment for economic growth and development for both the community and our business partners who call Lee's Summit home.

Economic Development Incentive Policy

The City adopted an Incentive Policy supporting the Economic Development Vision as outlined by the City Council. This policy includes information on the type and availability of incentive programs as well as targeted economic development outcomes and geographic areas. The City of Lee’s Summit is prepared to strategically and responsibly consider the use of incentive programs to meet our economic development goals and outcomes in support of this vision.

Economic Development Incentive Policy